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Reed Johnson

37-Year-Old Outfielder – Free Agent

2014 Stats

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.235

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2

RBI

25

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24

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Achilles tendinitis bothered Johnson on and off through the first four months of the 2013 season, and a late-July flareup finally sent him to the disabled list. Johnson proceeded to miss most of the f...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 188   DOB: 12/8/1976   BORN: Riverside, CA   COLLEGE: Cal State Fullerton   DRAFTED: 17th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Elected free agency in October 2014.

October 30, 2014  –  Reed Johnson News

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Reed Johnson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 28 MAJ TOR 142 439 398 55 107 35 21 6 8 58 5 6 22 82 2 1 16 .269 .332 .412 .744
2006 29 MAJ TOR 134 517 461 86 146 48 34 2 12 49 8 2 33 81 1 1 21 .317 .388 .477 .865
2007 30 A DUN 4 14 12 1 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .333 .429 .667 1.096
2007 30 AAA SYR 2 9 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .375 .444 .375 .819
2007 30 MAJ TOR 79 307 275 31 65 17 13 2 2 14 4 2 16 56 5 0 11 .236 .305 .320 .625
2008 31 MAJ CHN 109 374 333 52 101 27 21 0 6 50 5 6 19 68 5 5 12 .303 .358 .420 .778
2009 32 A PEO 3 7 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
2009 32 MAJ CHN 65 186 165 23 42 16 10 2 4 22 2 1 13 27 1 1 6 .255 .330 .412 .742
2010 33 A+ INL 2 6 6 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .667 1.167
2010 33 MAJ LAD 102 215 202 24 53 15 11 2 2 15 2 2 5 50 2 2 4 .262 .291 .366 .657
2011 34 AAA IOW 3 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 .333 .000 .333
2011 34 MAJ CHC 111 266 246 33 76 28 22 1 5 28 2 1 5 63 2 2 11 .309 .348 .467 .815
2012 35 MAJ CHC 76 183 169 23 51 15 9 3 3 16 2 1 10 43 0 0 4 .302 .355 .444 .799
2012 35 MAJ ATL 43 105 100 7 27 5 5 0 0 4 0 1 3 18 0 0 2 .270 .305 .320 .625
2012  (Multiple Teams) 35 MAJ CHC/ATL 119 288 269 30 78 20 14 3 3 20 2 2 13 61 0 0 6 .290 .337 .398 .735
2013 36 MAJ ATL 74 136 123 13 30 9 7 1 1 11 0 0 6 32 1 0 6 .244 .311 .341 .652
2014 37 MAJ MIA 113 201 187 24 44 17 15 0 2 25 0 1 1 37 2 3 8 .235 .266 .348 .614
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3-Year Averages     101 228 212 25 61 18 14 1 3 19 1 1 8 52 1 0 7 .288 .335 .406 .740
Career  (View All)     1303 3,968 3,608 518 1,008 302 214 23 65 405 41 29 181 722 25 21 133 .279 .335 .405 .741

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Reed Johnson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 34 23 1 11 2
2013 36 10 12 15
2012 86 37 32 29
2011 84 27 24 44
2010 84 62 7 22
2009 54 10 42 7

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Reed Johnson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20146611160.303.409.728
2013553030.291.345.673
2012151152100.311.444.798

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014121131190.198.314.553
20136810180.206.338.637
2012118151102.263.339.654

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201495100100.242.316.583
2013528170.250.365.704
201211612091.241.328.612

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201492142150.228.380.646
2013715040.239.324.613
2012153183111.327.451.827
Reed Johnson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 28 MAJ TOR 439 398 5% 18.7% 0.27 79% .321 .143
2006 29 MAJ TOR 517 461 6.4% 15.7% 0.41 82% .364 .160
2007 30 A DUN 14 12 14.3% 28.6% 0.50 67% .429 .334
2007 30 AAA SYR 9 8 0% 11.1% 0.00 88% .429 .000
2007 30 MAJ TOR 307 275 5.2% 18.2% 0.29 80% .290 .084
2008 31 MAJ CHN 374 333 5.1% 18.2% 0.28 80% .367 .117
2009 32 A PEO 7 6 14.3% 0% 0.00 100% .333 .000
2009 32 MAJ CHN 186 165 7% 14.5% 0.48 84% .284 .157
2010 33 A+ INL 6 6 0% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .167
2010 33 MAJ LAD 215 202 2.3% 23.3% 0.10 75% .340 .104
2011 34 AAA IOW 9 6 11.1% 33.3% 0.33 50% .000 .000
2011 34 MAJ CHC 266 246 1.9% 23.7% 0.08 74% .399 .158
2012 35 MAJ CHC 183 169 5.5% 23.5% 0.23 75% .390 .142
2012 35 MAJ ATL 105 100 2.9% 17.1% 0.17 82% .329 .050
2012  (Multiple Teams) 35 MAJ CHC/ATL 288 269 4.5% 21.2% 0.21 77% .366 .108
2013 36 MAJ ATL 136 123 4.4% 23.5% 0.19 74% .322 .097
2014 37 MAJ MIA 201 187 0.5% 18.4% 0.03 80% .284 .113
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3-Year Averages     228 212 3.5% 22.8% 0.15 75% .369 .118
Career     3,968 3,608 4.6% 18.2% 0.25 80% .334 .126

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2014 Stat Review for Reed Johnson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.235 AVG
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80% Contact Rate
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.284 BABIP
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.348 SLG
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.113 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

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0.03 BB/K
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0.5% BB Rate
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18.4% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.614 OPS
TERRIBLE
.266 OBP
TERRIBLE

Reed Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Phillies, Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel reports.

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Johnson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Nationals.

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Johnson got the start in right field Sunday, but went 0-for-4 with a strikeout, dropping his average to .215 on the season.

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Johnson singled and scored a valuable insurance run for the Marlins after entering as a pinch hitter in Tuesday's win over the Nationals.

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Johnson went 3-for-6 with two RBI and a run in Saturday's 14-inning loss to the Athletics.

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Johnson is out of the lineup Monday against the Cubs, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.

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Johnson went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run scored in Thursday's loss to the Giants.

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Johnson stayed hot Wednesday, going 2-for-5 with his second home run of the season in a win over the Dodgers.

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Johnson cranked a pinch-hit two run home run in the eighth inning Monday, but the Marlins rally fell short in a loss to the Dodgers.

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Johnson went 1-for-3 in Monday's win over the Mets.

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Johnson had his contract selected by the Marlins on Sunday, Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Johnson has been informed that he'll be on the Opening Day roster, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Johnson is a player who has been relegated to a fourth outfielder role nearly his entire career, but it is a position at which he has excelled. Over a 10-year career, he has a .284 batting average and .752 OPS. He has showed no sign of slowing despite going into his age-36 season. In fact, over the last two seasons, Johnson has a .299 average and .773 OPS. He'll have a nice batting average, but he has seen a decline in his power and he has never been a stolen-base threat. After signing with Atlanta, Johnson will work as an outfielder off the bench and carry value only in deep NL-only formats.

2012

The 35-year-old Johnson put together a passable campaign last year with a .309/.348/.467 line in 246 at-bats. But if you look beneath the surface, you'll see just five walks, 63 strikeouts and an unsustainable .399 BABIP (career: .330). Given Johnson's modest power, poor on-base skills and below average center-field defense (he's solid for a corner outfielder), it's hard to envision his role growing beyond a lefty platoon/fourth outfielder for the Cubs this year.

2011

Johnson was as advertised in 2010, providing solid defense off the bench and a .301/.324/.466 line versus southpaws. That he's worthless versus right-handers limits Johnson to backup outfielder status at best, and he'll be battling for a reserve role regardless of where he lands at this stage of his career. Considering that he hasn't hit double-digit homers since 2006, you're better off without him even in deeper AL/NL-only formats.

2010

Johnson was limited to just 65 games last year due to back problems and a broken foot. When healthy, Johnson is a serviceable fourth-outfielder type, able to hit for average, get on base and play all three outfield positions. He'll try to win a reserve role after signing with the Dodgers this winter.

2009

Johnson was serviceable last year as the right-handed side of the Cubs' center-field platoon. The left-handed side, Jim Edmonds, filed for free agency, so Johnson's atop the depth chart entering spring training. But Johnson's not a great defensive center fielder, doesn't have a lot of pop and doesn't walk much, so he's more suited to a fourth outfielder role. It remains to be seen exactly how the Cubs will configure their outfield with Milton Bradley's arrival as Kosuke Fukudome will likely move over to platoon with Johnson. But Felix Pie (if he's not traded) could get another shot and Joey Gathright remains in the mix. In any case, we'd be surprised if Johnson had the job to himself when the season starts.

2008

Johnson missed nearly three months due to a herniated disc in his back, and his numbers down the stretch (.566 OPS after August 1) were terrible. He's still seeing at-bats atop the order, but at some point his poor OBP will change that. He's got a skill set that could fade quickly, and a major back injury doesn't help.

2007

Johnson surprised in 2006, managing to hit .319 despite a poor 33:81 BB:K rate in 461 at-bats. There's little here, other than the occasional ball finding a hole, over 2006 (.319/.390/.479) and 2005 (.269/.332/.412). He's expected to start the year as Toronto's leadoff hitter, however, which should result in plenty of runs hitting in front of a solid middle of the order.

2006

Johnson still manages to earn 400 AB a year, which is part of Toronto's problem. It can't last forever, and his counting stats will dry up as a result.

2005

Johnson led off once Frank Catalanotto was sidelined, but posted a poor .317 OBP in that spot. There's a platoon role waiting for him in 2005, especially if Toronto fills the hole at first base with someone other than Catalanotto. He would share time well with Gabe Gross when he's called up, but things would have to align perfectly for him to see 550 plate appearances again.

2004

Johnson sparked the Jays' offense the first six weeks he played in an Eric Byrnes-like fashion, only to slump badly in July and August, posting OPS' of .589 and .601. He followed that with an 18-game hit streak in September, though it came without the improved plate discipline you'd like to see. He'll start the year as one of Toronto's corner outfielders, but could be back to a reserve role by mid-season if Gabe Gross hits as expected at Triple-A.

2003

A wrist injury kept him out of action for much of the first part of the season. Struggled at Triple-A upon his return, and deserves a ?mulligan? based on his numbers the year before at Double-A. A solid season at Triple-A will get him back on track for being a very good reserve outfielder.